Stories Related to Intellectual Disabilities

Leading brain development, disabilities expert to open VTCRI Distinguished Public Lecture Series

Oct. 13, 2017

A renowned neuroscientist who focuses on how new experiences trigger the brain to modify its own form and function — known as brain plasticity — will talk about fragile X ...

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute team begins to bridge gap between intellectual disability and molecular function

May 24, 2016

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute discovered how mutations of a gene called CASK may cause genetic disorders such as microcephaly and postnatal intellectual disabilities.

VTCRI Director Michael Friedlander delivers keynote for NIH conference on developmental disabilities

March 1, 2011

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) Executive Director Michael Friedlander presented the keynote address at the second National Institute of Health (NIH) sponsored Interdisciplinary Training Conference on Developmental Disabilities in ...